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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Busy intersection could get road work, building

One of Palo Alto's most prominent and congested intersections may soon have a signature building serving as its anchor as...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:53 pm | 41 comments | 6199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Palo Alto's Maybell senior-housing rejection will have lasting reverberations

The trouncing by voters this week of Measure D, the Maybell Avenue senior-housing proposal, will almost certainly reverberate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by RV a PA resident, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 13 comments | 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google's recent changes to You-Tube, i.e. Google+ ||| PROTEST THIS

As of November 6th, two days about today, Google, the owner of You-Tube, made a drastic change to their You-Tube website...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 10, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Next steps with Maybell

In a stunning rejection of the City Council's judgment and approval of a complex zoning change so a senior housing project...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Nov 10, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 47 comments | 4715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burning odor?

What is the burning odor outside right now. Very unpleasant....

Original post made by CBH on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by The Almanac is reporting, on Nov 10, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the Mitchell Park Library construction went terribly wrong

How did Palo Alto's largest public project get so out of control? Dozens of documents reviewed by the Weekly help answer...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ruth Waters, on Nov 10, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 63 comments | 9865 Views

SPORTS

Congrats to Gunn Water Polo!

Congrats to both the Gunn girls and boys water polo teams for winning the SCVAL championship last night. Jobs well done!...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Nov. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2135 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto celebrates a special football anniversary

by Bo Crane Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/09/13/palo-alto-celebrates-a-special-football-anniversary...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bill S. Noio, on Nov 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1417 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clifford Nass, Stanford communication professor, dies at 55

Clifford I. Nass, a communication professor at Stanford University known for his research on technology and multitasking,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:29 am | 9 comments | 10229 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto mayor wants answers on Newell parking

East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica wants to know why spillover parking from apartments along Woodland Avenue is affecting...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 8, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 43 comments | 3885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Driverless cars are becoming a reality (not self drive cars)

A town in Britain will have driverless cars soon, why isn't the Bay Area doing something comprehensive along these lines....

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 8, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 5 comments | 888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 7959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly's annual Holiday Fund launches

The Palo Alto Weekly formally launched its annual Holiday Fund drive this week, with a goal of reaching $350,000, Publisher...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 8, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 19301 Views

AROUND TOWN

The other big project in downtown Menlo Park

While attention has been focused on what Stanford University plans to build in Menlo Park, another developer has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Housing Advocate, on Nov 8, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 5358 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by 55 year resident, on Nov 8, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 63 comments | 34101 Views

SPORTS

Gaffney, Stanford make another Pac-12 football statement

The sixth-ranked Cardinal repeated its upset victory of a year ago with a similar script, beating No. 2 Oregon, 26-20, Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 4437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anne Warner Cribbs receives Athena Award

It's one thing to be crowned an Olympic goddess once in your life, but twice? That's the story of Anne Warner Cribbs, who...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by anony, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 9896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football game to cause traffic delays

Palo Alto police are bracing for significant traffic delays today, when a sellout crowd of 50,000 football fans arrives at...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Noam Chumpsky, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:26 am | 71 comments | 7292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Jose Mercury News editorial today

Re: the defeat of Measure D The San Jose Mercury News' editorial today re: the defeat of Measure D was a sore loser, below-the-belt...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by PalyDad, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views
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